Koronada Kourts Motel on Route 66, Joplin, Missouri, circa 1940

Summary

Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 66 around 1940 could stop at the Koronado Kourts in Joplin, Missouri. This foldout postcard depicts the clean and well laid out buildings of this tourist court. Owners confidently claimed that their establishment was "The Finest and Most Up-to-Date Tourist Kourts in the Entire Southwest on U.S. 66 Highway."

Motorists traveling on U.S. Highway 66 around 1940 could stop at the Koronado Kourts in Joplin, Missouri. This foldout postcard depicts the clean and well laid out buildings of this tourist court. Owners confidently claimed that their establishment was "The Finest and Most Up-to-Date Tourist Kourts in the Entire Southwest on U.S. 66 Highway."

Artifact

Postcard

Date Made

circa 1940

Subject Date

circa 1940

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

90.238.5

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Paper (Fiber product)

Technique

Lithography

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 3.563 in

Width: 11 in

Inscriptions

Printed on front: KORONADA KOURTS / ON HIGHWAY 66 / WEST OF MAIN STREET / JOPLIN, MISSOURI

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